Studying abroad is a challenging and rewarding academic experience which allows you to travel the world. Find out how to apply and make your study abroad plans a reality.
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If an international placement during term is not right for you, there are still plenty of overseas options.
Check your eligibility
For all undergraduate students
You must meet the academic requirements set by your academic school to be eligible to apply to study abroad. Most schools will have a minimum first year average mark average requirement c. 60%. Check with your Study Abroad Academic Director or your school office for further information.
If you are intend to study abroad in a foreign language, check that you meet our language requirements.
For Dentistry, Medicine and Veterinary Science students
Contact your school office for details of international opportunities as part of your degree.
When you will go?
|Length of degree||Length of placement||Timing of placement|
|3 years||Semester abroad (c. 5 months)||TB1 or TB2 during Year 2|
|4 years||Full year abroad||Year 3|
|3 or 4 years||Summer abroad*||Summer 2020|
*For study abroad options during the summer see our information on summer schools.
Research your destination options
Whether you go for a year or a semester, it's important to research all the universities abroad available for your subject.
- Which country or countries are you interested in?
- Which universities are best for your academic interests?
- What are your limitations in terms of costs, term dates and travel distance?
- Are you looking to study abroad in English or in a foreign language?
Finance and budget
Consider all the likely costs and funding available in order to budget appropriately for your time abroad.
Follow our application guidance on how to apply to:
Prepare to go
The better prepared you are, the quicker you’ll find your feet and the more you’ll get out of your time abroad.
Before departure, complete our Blackboard Go Abroad Guide. It covers important aspects of your year abroad including:
- university applications
- your next steps
We will email you when the Go Abroad Guide is available. Take you time to work through it, and make sure you understand what you need to do and when you need to do it.
Find out more about how we will communicate with you while you are away.